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Rice: Palestinian Authority should have Gaza border security role
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Monday the United States wants a return to order along the border between Egypt and Hamas-held Gaza, and said the Palestinian Authority should have a role in policing the border.

 

''We understand the complexity of that situation and want very much to see a resolution that would return order to that border,'' Rice said at the State Department. ''We do support ... the concept of a Palestinian Authority presence to begin to introduce some order to that border... There would be many details that would need to be worked out and I can't comment on any specific detail because this would obviously be a very complex operation in itself,'' Rice added. (AP)